Director, Catechetical and Pastoral Formation

Archdioceses Of Baltimore   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 97 days ago

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Job Description

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is looking for an experienced professional to fill the role of Director, Catechetical and Pastoral Formation.  This position reports to the Executive Director of Evangelization.  

General Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Contribute to the mission of evangelization by providing for ongoing formation of lay ecclesial ministers and lay ministers,
  • Assist parishes in their recruitment and formation
  • Provide support for evangelization and catechesis in parishes and schools,
  • Supervise the staff of the division of Catechetical and Pastoral Formation
  • Lead supporting role for parishes, schools and pastorates to become centers of evangelization
  • Encourage and supports lay ecclesial ministers for on-going formation
  • Liaison with pastoral life directors
  • Work with pastors and pastoral life directors on staffing concerns
  • Develop and present training and retreat opportunities for parishes and schools
  • Serve on the executive team for the Mid-Atlantic Congress
  • Develop training/ formation opportunities for parish staffs
  • Plan a yearly day of formation for pastoral staffs
  • Assist pastors in the development of staffing plans for lay ecclesial ministers
  • Support parish catechetical leaders in their efforts in on-going faith formation

Job Requirements

If you support and understand the mission of the Catholic Church and meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Education or related field
  • Five (5) years experience in formation and development
  • Demonstrated skills in program design and implementation
  • Practicing Roman Catholic
  • Knowledge of structure and operation of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Demonstrated communication skills - oral, written and electronic
  • Proficient with MS Office products